- phenylethyl alcoholâ€“blood agar
- an agar medium containing pancreatic digest of casein, papain digest of soybean meal, sodium chloride, and phenylethyl alcohol. Defibrinated blood may be added. It is used for the isolation of gram-positive cocci, especially in a mixed culture containing Proteus or other gram-negative bacilli. Called also PEA blood a.
Medical dictionary. 2011.